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Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Beta
Along with seeding the first iOS 10.2 beta to developers, Apple on Wednesday released the initial pre-release version of macOS Sierra 10.12.3. The build number of the latest beta is 16D12b. According to Apple, it contains minor fixes and enhancements.
Apple Releases First iOS 10.2.1 Beta to Developers
Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.2.1 to developers for testing. The update contains minor security, stability, and performance improvements. So far, no new features of design tweaks have been found, but that’s normal for the initial beta. iOS 10.2.1 has a build number 14D10.
Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to Users Worldwide
Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a number of important bug fixes for those users who own a 13-inch or 15-inch MacBook Pro. Apart from that, there are some general performance, stability, and security enhancements that make the latest software version an update worth installing for the users of all compatible Mac computers.
Apple to Start Selling AirPods Within Few Days – Rumor
Apple’s wireless AirPods may finally appear at the stores in December. According to the latest report from AppleInsider, retail sources claim that within few days a limited batch of headphones will become available for purchase.
Apple Releases iOS 10.2 to Users Worldwide
Apple has released iOS 10.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a wide number of security, stability, and performance improvements along with the dedicated TV app and about a hundred of new emojis.
MacBook Pro Users Switch to Surface Devices – Microsoft
According to the latest report found on Windows Blog, a record number of MacBook users have switched to Microsoft Surface devices over the last couple of months. The company believes that the main reasons for this are the “innovation of Surface” and people’s disappointment of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units.
Apple Got 36th Place in ‘Best Places to Work’ Ranking
Apple is losing its status of the best company to work for. In the annual “Best Places to Work” ranking the tech giant slipped to the 36th place. In 2015, Apple was on 25th place and the year before – on the 22nd. The ranking is based on the poll conducted among the employees by a research firm Glassdoor.
Upcoming Update to Brick All Galaxy Note 7 Units for Safety Reasons
Samsung will soon finally kill the lineup of the infamous Galaxy Note 7. According to the latest press release shared by the manufacturer, on December 19th the company will seed an update that will literally brick the devices that are still in the customers’ hands. After the update, the device will no longer charge, which means it will become useless and relatively safe.
Apple Seeds New Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to Developers
Apple has released a new beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to developers for testing purposes. The latest beta contains a number of security, stability, and performance improvements and has a build number 16C63a.
MacBook Pro Graphics Issues Are Fixed in macOS Sierra 10.12.2
A couple of weeks ago users started to complain about graphics issues on their new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The customers believed the issue was connected with the inability of graphics chips to cope with resource-intensive Adobe apps and other similar software. According to Apple’s SVP Craig Federighi, the issue was connected with macOS Sierra.
Galaxy S8 Won’t Have Headphone Jack – Rumor
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Samsung is planning to ditch the headphone jack in the upcoming Galaxy S8. The company reportedly plans to make the device thinner, include a larger battery and add stereo speakers. The latter will be produced together with Harman, a manufacturer Samsung acquired earlier this year.
Apple Watch Market Share Falls to 4.9% – IDC
According to the latest report from IDC, the Apple Watch market share declined 71% in the third quarter of 2016. Complicated interface and aging lineup are among the reasons that contributed to the decline.
Apple Testing New Photos Web App on iCloud
Apple is currently testing a redesigned Photos web app on the iCloud website. The application is nearly identical to the one on macOS Sierra and includes similar sidebar for frequently used items as well as the same layout of images. This section of iCloud is available only for those who use the iCloud Photo Library. You can turn it on in the Settings menu of your device.
Google Releases Chrome 55 That Defaults to HTML5
Google has started the rollout of Chrome 55 that defaults to HTML5. With the release of the new version, Google literally kills the Adobe Flash standard. Thanks to this, the browser has become faster, it uses less memory and battery and ensures a higher level of security for all users.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so it’s high time we talked about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start right away.